About The Wine
The Margin Walker is a wine designed to tell the story of a special part of one vineyard in the Yarra Valley.
As Nathan Reeves told us, "This is made from the first few rows we got access to in the Lusatia Park Vineyard. This year we kept that fruit separate, allocated it to our two best second use barrels and left it to do its thing for over a year."
Variety takes a back seat to the story of place with this wine. You are meant to feel a connection to this part of the Yarra as you drink it. It's a great achievement, one that few other producers are brave enough to attempt in our variety-centric wine culture.
Campbell Mattinson was suitably impressed, saying, "Quality is not in dispute... Weight and style are the first impression; length and elegance the lasting." - 94 points. In this wine you can see the maturing of the Out of Step brand. Sometimes wine is about more than just the grape.
About The Producer
Dave Chatfield is the man behind the Out Of Step project.
After working vineyards in the Yarra Valley for years, Dave decided it was time to start his own thing.
The philosophy behind his wines: “To be great it must be real, expressive & honest.”
The wines are made with very little tinkering in the winery, allowing the great vineyards he sources fruit from to shine.
Based in the Yarra Valley, but sourcing fruit from various parts of Victoria, Out Of Step is forging a reputation for serious, eye-catching wines at a great price.